On January 28th and 29th, 2022, the Louisiana Justice for All Project hosted “Community Listening Sessions” in Concordia and East Carroll parishes. The listening sessions, held in partnership with the Concordia and East Carroll Parish Libraries, focused on gathering insight from community members about: Their experiences getting legal help,How they access and use technology, andTheir...Read More
The Louisiana Access to Justice Commission was awarded a second “implementation” grant for its work on the Justice for All Project. Lagniappe Law Lab will continue to serve as the project’s manager and lead the research, design, and development of “Access Points” in civil legal resource deserts identified in the first phase of this work....Read More
Despite COVID-19-related setbacks, the Justice for All project Inventory Assessment and Strategic Plan is finally complete. Taking into consideration over a dozen factors set forth by the NCSC Justice for All Framework, the Louisiana Access to Justice Commission has adopted the following strategic goals to move Louisiana toward 100% meaningful access to justice: Increase and...Read More
New research by LLL and the Louisiana Justice for All Project shows that as many as one-third of income-eligible Louisianans live where civil legal help is out of reach. In May 2020, LLL hosted a “geodata hackathon” in support of the Louisiana Justice for All Project. With support from the LSBA’s 2020 class of ATJ...Read More
With grant writing support from Lagniappe Law Lab, the Louisiana Access to Justice Commission was awarded $100,000 from the National Center for State Courts “Justice for All” project. Lagniappe Law Lab will serve as project manager for the initiative, which affords Louisiana the opportunity to complete a comprehensive “inventory assessment” of its access to justice...Read More
Lagniappe Law Lab is on a mission to help the Louisiana civil justice community scale its impact.